Archive for May, 2012

  • The Three Griffskateers – A Dog’s Life
    Posted by on May 31st, 2012 at 7:54 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Mrs. Dynamite got a call last week from the National Brussels Griffon Rescue’s Northeast coordinator:  she had a dog that needed a […]

  • Stocks Have Not Bottomed Yet – Here’s Why
    Posted by on May 30th, 2012 at 11:15 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits You think things are bad?   You think things can’t get worse? Let me tell you something, kids – the crapstorm going on […]

  • And We’re Back
    Posted by on May 29th, 2012 at 11:38 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m back from Vegas and will get to the trip reports in short order. New readers might not realize that this blog […]

  • Vegas
    Posted by on May 25th, 2012 at 1:43 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s been about 16 months since my last trip to Vegas, but the drought is over.  By the time you read this, […]

  • Facebook – Cry Me a River
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2012 at 9:15 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Do you seriously want me to feel bad for anyone who participated in this Facebook ($FB: no positions) IPO process?   Huh?  Why? […]

  • GAZ Shareholders: You’ve Been Warned. Again
    Posted by on May 21st, 2012 at 5:47 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For the uninitiated, $GAZ is a natural gas ETN that trades at a huge premium to its net asset value.   This situation […]

  • Horseradish Stout – Homebrew Batch #14
    Posted by on May 20th, 2012 at 10:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I have been starting to drink my Horseradish Experiment, which I brewed earlier using a saison base.  I will write a full […]

  • Peach Cobbler Ale – Homebrew Batch #13
    Posted by on May 20th, 2012 at 10:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Friday afternoon I brewed a 2 gallon batch based on Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Peach Cobbler Ale.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get […]

  • Saturday Night Live Farewell Tribute to Kristen Wiig
    Posted by on May 20th, 2012 at 10:00 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This was kinda cool – Mick Jagger, Arcade Fire, and cast members past and present give a sendoff to Kristen Wiig, who […]

  • The Facebook Green Shoe and $38 Support Explained
    Posted by on May 19th, 2012 at 10:16 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is kinda a fake post, which is to say, I’m going to send you to someone else who already wrote an […]

  • Zuck You – the Facebook Cee Lo Green Remix
    Posted by on May 18th, 2012 at 10:56 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits To the tune of Cee Lo Green’s “F*ck You” – The Facebook Version: Zuck You I got a crappy allocation on this […]

  • Did You Put In For the Facebook IPO?
    Posted by on May 18th, 2012 at 8:17 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Did you put in for shares of the $FB IPO? If you’d like, please share the following: 1) your broker 2) how […]

  • PSLV Shareholders Continue To Amaze (Confuse?) Me
    Posted by on May 17th, 2012 at 12:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Sprott Physical Silver Trust ($PSLV, no positions) released a 6-k filing this week showing that some shares were redeemed for cash during […]

  • Is Einhorn Insinuating That There is an Einhorn Imposter Out There?
    Posted by on May 17th, 2012 at 8:42 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Every time I write a post about David Einhorn and Herbalife ($HLF) I assume that it will be the last post I […]

  • Ira Sohn Ein-Sanity: Herbalife Lives!
    Posted by on May 16th, 2012 at 4:49 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For background of the David Einhorn – Herbalife situation/non-situation, please see my prior posts: -On Einhorn and Herbalife -Herbalife Highlights Lazy Trader […]

  • You Think Options Trading is Easy? Here’s Herbalife
    Posted by on May 16th, 2012 at 2:28 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Here’s a snapshot of Herbalife’s ($HLF – no positions) option chain for May, expiring this Friday, ahead of the Ira Sohn conference: […]

  • Herbalife Highlights Lazy Trader Nation
    Posted by on May 15th, 2012 at 3:03 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits We’re a bunch of lazy ig’nant fools trading this market.   Not all of us, of course, just most of us. Case in […]

  • JP Morgan, Hedges and Proprietary Trades
    Posted by on May 14th, 2012 at 10:31 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I didn’t really want to write another post about the whole JP Morgan story since others (who we will get to in […]

  • Like Trying To Have Sex in Quicksand?
    Posted by on May 13th, 2012 at 8:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits When I was growing up my buddy Dave had a water bed.   Now, kids, you’re not going to believe this, but a […]

  • So You Wanna Talk About JPM’s Trading Loss and The London Whale
    Posted by on May 11th, 2012 at 5:45 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I know what’s on your mind this evening – JPM’s announcement of large trading losses related to the London Whale in their […]